The benefits of lavender are truly endless – it is the number one most used Essential Oil in the world, and for good reason!
Lavender has been used for centuries to help aid sleep, promote concentration, calm, and heal. It is a very gentle oil, which makes it family friendly and essential to have on hand at all times; it does not need to be diluted prior to application, and it smells absolutely wonderful.
In the event of a burn (sun or hot instrument caused), lavender’s amazing properties will help heal and relieve pain.
The characteristic that these all have in common is a calming trait. Lavender is used in lotions, sprays, candles, and so much more because of its undeniable versatility and calming ability.
Here are two simple – but incredibly useful – recipes you can use anytime! Lavender is always great to have on hand around the home or on the go!
‘Sleep The Stress Away’ Pillow Spray:
So simple and SO effective! In a small glass spray bottle, combine a pinch of Epsom salt, 10 drops of Lavender Essential Oil and fill the remainder with distilled water. Mist on your pillow and bedding each night to get a less stressful, peaceful night sleep. Spark Naturals sells a few different sizes of spray bottles – even small ones that are super portable and easy to keep on hand if you’re traveling, or in/on a nightstand.
Headache Relief Roller
-3 drop of Lavender
-2 drops of Marjoram
-1 drop of Peppermint
–Fractionated Coconut Oil
Directions: In a 10ml glass roller bottle, combine essential oils and fill remainder with fractionated coconut oil or carrier oil of choice. Massage on the temples and back of neck to relieve headaches.
Enjoy these easy recipes and uses, and of course share them with your friends and family! Lavender is absolutely a “go-to” Essential Oil, so if you do need any it’s available at our shop. Thanks for reading our blog – to subscribe and keep up to date on all of our posts, click the button in the right column!